TRENTON, N.J. — In a recent announcement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control alerted consumers to an outbreak of Cyclospora traced to fresh basil imported from Mexico. A voluntary recall is already under way.
Given that farmers across New Jersey continue to harvest fresh basil, it is important to remind consumers that Jersey Fresh basil is in no way implicated in this recent recall. Consumers can buy Jersey Fresh basil with confidence.
When shopping for basil and other Jersey Fresh produce, look for the Jersey Fresh label. To find the nearest location to purchase basil and Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables go to www.findjerseyfresh.com. You can be sure if it’s Jersey Fresh.
— New Jersey Department of Agriculture